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Title Layout plan, Concession Gas Station Bluff Park
Date 1930s
Description Architectural plans for a motor service station along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Bluff Park, Milepost 241. Signature and date on the plans are illegible in this photograph. The planned cost was $10,000.
Commentary This plan was designed during the era of Segregation. Six areas of the station are listed in the legend: Lubrication Room, Service Room, White Men's Toilet, White Women's Toilet, Negro Men's Toilet, and Negro Women's Toilet.
Location Location Name: Milepost 241
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.434141
Longitude: -81.175697
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Blueprints
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Bluffs Gas Station (N.C.)
Design drawings
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Segregation
Service stations
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway